Pottawattamie County

Lt. Dale S. Ellsworth



The body of Lt., jg., Dale S. Ellsworth, 28, son of Mrs. Myrtle M. Ellsworth, 2120 Avenue B, will arrive here Friday.

Lt. Ellsworth was killed overseas in August, 1943. He was graduated from Thomas Jefferson high school in 1933 and entered the navy in the fall of the same year.

He is survived by his widow, Margaret; one daughter, Patricia Ellsworth, a home; one son, David Ellsworth, at home; his mother; two brothers, Richard Ellsworth of Council Bluffs and Wayne Ellsworth of Omaha; and five sisters, Mrs. Robert Boysen and Mrs. Everett Hunt, both of Council Bluffs, Mrs. Cleo Graves of Pacific Junction, Mrs. William Hollis of Omaha and Mrs. Charles Boldischar of San Francisco, Calif.

The body will be taken to the Cutler funeral home.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Wednesday, November 12, 1944,  Page 10


The Spanish American War Auxiliary Kensington will not hold its regular monthly meeting Friday because of the burial of Dale Ellsworth, world war ii veteran, who was killed overseas in August, 1943.


The VFW auxiliary will meet at the Cutler funeral home Saturday at 1:30 p. m. to attend the funeral of Lt. (jg.) Dale S. Ellsworth. Members are requested to wear their caps.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Thursday, November 13, 1947, Page 9

NOTE: Lt. Dale S. Ellsworth was born in 1911. He was interred at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs. ~ findagrave.com